The Importance of Being Earnest
Join us as we ask, "Who really wears the pants in 19th century England?"
At every other performance, the entire cast switches genders & roles.
May 28th through June 30th, 2019
Tuesdays to Sundays at 7pm
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays are traditional casting.
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays are reversed.
Central Park (103rd & Central Park West) from May 28 to June 16
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) from June 18 to 23
and Carl Schurz Park (East 86th Street) from June 25 to 30
Artistic Director: Stephen Burdman**
Algernon/Cecily: Ademide Akintilo•
Gwendolen/Jack: Kristen Calgaro•+
Cecily/Algernon: Connie Castanzo•+
Lady Bracknell/Merriman: Kate Goehring•
Merriman/Lady Bracknell: John Michalski•+
Jack/Gwendolen: Jed Peterson•
Miss Prism/Chasuble: Tina Stafford•
Chasuble/Miss Prism: Clay Storseth•+
Production Stage Manager:
This production is being staged in our signature Panoramic Theatre style, and the audience will move twice during the performance—once for each scene change.
Approximate runtime: 2 hours including the 2 five minute breaks for scene change movement.
If you need assistance reserving your seat, call OvationTix customer service toll-free: 866-811-4111. 9am - 9pm Monday to Friday and 10am - 9pm Saturday to Sunday (Eastern Time).
Production Designer: Maddie Peterson
Casting Director: Stephanie Klapper***+
Voice/Speech Coach: Joan Melton+
Movement Coach: Andrea Andresakis
• Actors' Equity Association
**Stage Directors & Choreographers Society
***Casting Society of America
+Associate Artist of New York Classical Theatre